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internment camp

noun
1.
a prison camp for the confinement of enemy aliens, prisoners of war, political prisoners, etc.
Origin
1915-1920
1915-20
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  • The territory was little more than a voluntary internment camp, a sinkhole for foreign relief, covered in squatters' shantytowns.
  • Nothing could prepare them for life in an internment camp.
  • Though some valley residents opposed the construction of the internment camp, others helped build it and worked here.
  • Observe the landscape of an internment camp and expose students to internees' stories.
  • Wolff was moved from one internment camp to another and regularly interrogated.

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